Michael Lammers, a 1996 Iowa State graduate with a BS in aerospace engineering, has been tapped to join a team of flight directors who will lead human spaceflights from Mission Control in Houston. To read more, click here.
Ames, Iowa—An Asteroid Deflection Research Center (ADRC) has been established on the Iowa State campus to bring researchers from around the world to develop asteroid deflection technologies. The center was signed into effect in April by the Office of the Executive Vice President and Provost. “In the early 1990s, scientists around the world initiated studies [Continue Reading…]
Becky Johnson (BS Aero 2003, MEng Aero 2004) has landed her dream job. She loves Astrodynamics, and her job title for over three years has been Orbital Analyst with the Space Test and Engineering Contract (STEC) at Kirtland Air Force Base, NM. STEC supports the Space Development and Test Wing (SDTW). STEC is primarily composed [Continue Reading…]
Alan Sidlinger– received a Teaching Excellence Award for Spring, 2008. His major professor is Dr Atul Kelkar and he was nominated for this excellence award by Joe Schaefer, his supervising instructor. The purpose of a Teaching Excellence Award “is to recognize and encourage outstanding achievement by graduate students in teaching.”
David Lantz, a graduating senior with a double major in AerE and MSE, has been selected to serve as the College of Engineering student marshal at Iowa State’s undergraduate commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 10. In this role, Lantz will lead the engineering graduates in to the ceremony. The student marshal is selected by the [Continue Reading…]